Program to focus on war, Gullah history

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Program to focus on war, Gullah history

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Published Sunday, November 13, 2011   |  108 Words  |  

First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head Island is hosting a Civil War and Gullah history program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary. Dr. Emory Campbell will discuss the impact of slavery on Lowcountry African-Americans, from antebellum times through his own lifetime on Hilton Head. Campbell is the former executive director of Penn Center and current chairman of the federal Gullah-Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission. The church is at 540 William Hilton Parkway between mile markers 5 and 6.

Details: www.fpchhi.org; 843-681-3696